Hail Storm Damage to Local Farms and Businesses

Many business across our council regions sustained damages from hail storms, lightning strikes and flash flooding on the 28th of October. Adelaide Plains growers were particularly badly affected with the hail shattering the panels of their glasshouses and destroying crops. Multiple businesses in the main streets of Tanunda and Gawler experienced hail and flood damage.…

National Economic Development Awards

Our Barossa Recycling Initiative was voted the winner for the Economic Development Australia 2021 Awards for Excellence – Sustainable Initiatives. Our project aims to improve recycling outcomes for Barossa wine-based businesses, and open up the facilities to other industries and regions. Thank you to BGWA, Green Industries SA and industry collaborators who worked with us…

Over $1 million Injected into Projects in the Barossa & Light Region

RDA Barossa Gawler Light Adelaide Plains joins regional business and industry in being excited to see over a million dollars injected into projects in the Barossa & Light region, as part of the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Tourism Industry Development Fund. “This Fund is spurring investment in our state’s regional tourism industry, supporting operators to…

Expanding Export Market Opportunities in Barker

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has welcomed Federal Government funding to expand access to international markets for key industries in Barker. Avocado, oil seed and grain industry bodies have received Federal Government funding under the $5 million Australian Government’s Package Assisting Small Exporters (PASE) program. The Australian Oilseeds Federation has developed a Grain Sustainability Certification…